Penn State Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC)
The Penn State ROTC programs develop future leaders for
military service as Commissioned Officers in the U.S. Army,
Navy/Marine Corps, and Air Force. Qualified students may
compete for ROTC scholarships and other financial support.
AIR FORCE ROTC – 109 WAGNER BUILDING
ARMY ROTC – 212 WAGNER BUILDING
NAVAL ROTC – 315 WAGNER BUILDING
Eco-Reps are students committed to creating a culture of
sustainability at Penn State. The position is paid through Penn
State Housing and welcomes students from diverse majors
and backgrounds to encourage sustainable behaviors in the
residence halls and throughout campus through fun activities
and events. Currently, the program is in East and Pollock
Halls, where two eco-reps oversee each building.
Penn State’s Sustainability Institute
Penn State’s Sustainability Institute integrates sustainability
into all aspects of life at Penn State. Through partnerships
with Athletics, Housing, Residential Dining, and world-renowned researchers in all disciplines, you have an
opportunity to make an impact on one of the world’s biggest
problems, hands on. At sustainability.psu.edu you can find
out about 100+ sustainability-related courses, sixty student
organizations, the Sustainability Leadership Minor, and
how to compost, recycle, and reduce your energy use while
living in the residence halls. Find out ways to get involved in
sustainability activities on campus or tips for sustainable living
by following @sustainPSU on social media.
Center for Character, Conscience and Public Purpose
The Center for Character, Conscience and Public Purpose
(CCCPP) offers programs and services designed to challenge
you to reflect on questions of personal conscience and
character and equip you with the understanding, motivation,
and skills of responsible citizenship.
The University’s Bystander Intervention program, Stand for
State, is housed in the center.
Center for the Performing Arts
The Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State presents
some of the finest touring professional artists from around
the world on the stages of University Park’s Eisenhower and
Schwab auditoriums. Each season, from fall through spring,
the center welcomes touring Broadway shows, classical
orchestras and chamber ensembles, dance companies, jazz
instrumentalists and singers, world music, American folk
singers, family-friendly productions, and more. Ticket prices
for Penn State students are substantially discounted.
Fraternity and Sorority Life
Membership in a social or service Greek-letter organization
offers you the opportunity to develop leadership skills, serve
the University and the broader community, and build lifelong
friendships. Seventeen percent of students are members of
a fraternity or a sorority. Each chapter is part of one of the
four governing councils: the Panhellenic Council (PHC), the
Interfraternity Council (IFC), the Multicultural Greek-Letter
Council (MGC), and the National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC).
Formal recruitment for fraternities and sororities varies.
More information can be found on the website.